SHORTS FOR KIDS 5 & UP: CATS & DOGS
Filmfest 2016

German Age Rating

Film Website

Recommended for ages 5 and up

A dog and a cat come to life on paper and develop a life of their own.

tags: Animation, Friendship, Happiness, Humor, Childhood, Short film

Credits

Screenplay: Elisabeth Hüttermann, Gerd Gockell

Director of Photography: Gerd Gockell

Composer: David Hohl

Production Designer: Animation Jesús Pérez

Sound: Thomas Gassmann

Producer: Gerd Gockell

Production Company: Gerd Gockell Filmproduktion

Co-Production Company: anigraf, Schweizer Radio & Fernsehen - SRF

World Sales: MAGNETFILM GmbH

Director: Jesús Pérez, Gerd Gockell

biography

Jesús Ernesto Pérez del Barco was born in Bolivia 1954 and began making animated films 1977; realized a series of animated films about migration and globalization for German and Swiss schools since 1995; living in Lucerne, Switzerland since 2000; Professor for animation at Lucerne University of Applied Science and Arts in Switzerland since 2002. (first photo)

Gerd Gockell was born in Darmstadt 1960; attended Academy of Fine Arts in Brunswick from 1980-87; freelance animator for HR pubweb in Frankfurt; moved to London and worked on several film projects 1988; founded ANIGRAF film production with Kirsten Winter in Hanover 1990; various teaching appointments since 1992, including Brunswick, Singapore, Kassel and Potsdam; 2002-2011 Head of Animation Dept. at the University of Applied Science and Arts, Lucerne, Switzerland; lives and works in Lucerne and Hanover. (second photo)